To Kill a Mockingbird

What is the significance of what happens to Atticus's glasses?

A. This act shows Jem and Scout that sometimes their dad does have to take a wild guess about things.

B. This act might represent the smashing of Jem and Scout's vision of their father and they will see him in a new light.

C.This act could show that in an emergency, the little things in life do not matter.

D. This act should let Jem and Scout know that how a person is naturally is all they need glasses don't matter.

I chose B but I need other opinions.

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Yes, among your choices, definitely B. It is difficult to know why Harper Lee had Atticus drop his glasses when shooting the rabid dog. I'm reluctant to read too much symbolism into this but I suppose one could accept B as a possibility.